LangTool Project

The Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology | Lund University

Project Group

Project Leader 

Vasiliki Simaki, Researcher in the Centre for Languages and Literature at Lund University, and in the ESRC Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Sciences (CASS) at the Department of Linguistics and English Language at Lancaster University, UK. Ph.D. in Linguistics/Computational Linguistics from the Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics at the University of Patras, Greece, in 2015. Her research interests include Corpus Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, Sentiment & Stance Analysis, Social Media Text Analysis, Sociolinguistics, and Analysis of Financial Texts. More information about her work and publications can be found here:  

Project Participants 

Carita Paradis, Professor of English Linguistics at the Centre for Languages and Literature in Lund University, member of AcademiaNet - Outstanding Women Scientists in Europe, and of Academia Europaea. She has substantial experience of work on product reviews and a number of articles in international journals about how perceptual experiences are described and evaluated in different contexts. More information about her work and publications can be found here:  

Peter Svensson, Associate professor at the Department of Business Administration in Lund University. He has published widely on topics such as marketing work, consultancy work, qualitative methods, discourse analysis, employee surveys and workplace democracy, organisational communication, crisis management and financial communication. More information about his work and publications can be found here:  

Annette Cerne, Senior Lecturer at the Department of Business Administration, Lund University. Affiliated researcher at the Centre for Retail Research at Lund University, an interdisciplinary centre where sustainability and interaction between researchers and practitioners are in focus. More information about her work and publications can be found here:  

Project Assistants 

Magnus Grenvall, Web developer, programmer and linguist with a M.Sc. in Computer Engineering and a B.A. in Japanese. He studied at Lund University and Lund Institute of Technology. He spends his free time playing the piano and foraging flea-markets for vintage video game paraphernalia.

Eleni Seitanidi holds a Degree in English and Greek Language and Linguistics (National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece) as well as a Master’s in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece). She has experience in corpus linguistics, and she has worked as a teacher of English for Academic/ Specific Purposes in England, Denmark and China.